Scholarships/Repayment Programs

ScholarshipsAcademic Scholarships

The UAMS Student Financial Services office only awards Federal and State grants/scholarships. Academic, Need and Merit-based scholarships are awarded by the individual colleges. Please contact your respective College for further information.

College of Medicine Students

Please contact the College of Medicine at (501) 686-5354 for information regarding scholarships.  You may also view scholarship information on the COM website.  

The AMA Foundation’s mission is to bring together physicians and communities to improve our nation’s health. One way we do this is by offering $10,000 tuition-based scholarships to rising final-year medical students, including students who come from underrepresented communities.  More details are available on their website,

Additional Scholarship/Loan Repayment Resources

AASFAA Scholarship

Arkansas Scholarship Information Service

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Arkansas Workforce Centers

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Student Diversity Scholarship

College Board

Department of Education Financial Aid and Scholarship Wizard


Fund My Future

Go Army – Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Karman Healthcare Scholarships

Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship

National Health Service Corps (loan repayment program) –  Eligibility is open to medical students (allopathic or osteopathic) in their last year of school  who are planning to pursue a career in primary care, and are committed to working in underserved communities with areas with limited access to care.

National Health Service Corps (scholarship program)

National Institutes of Health (NIH – Loan repayment program)

Nursing Education Scholarship – (

SallieMae Grad Scholarships

SallieMae Bridging the Dream Scholarship – A free scholarship search – World’s Largest Scholarship Database

Study Abroad Scholarship

Teach Abroad Scholarship

Volunteer Abroad Scholarship

*Please visit the Debt Management section of our website for information on managing your student loans and loan repayment options.*